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New assistant principal of instruction

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

May 29, 2019

Starting for the 2019-2020 school year, Glenbard South will have a new Assistant Principal for Instruction, Jessica Santee. Mrs Santee comes with over 17 years of experience as a Assistant Principal of Curriculum Instruction, as well as experience in teaching AP economics and World studies. This change i...

Back to school 2019

Back to school 2019

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

May 29, 2019

The schedule below shows the orientations and first day back schedule for the 2019-2020 school year.

New assistant principal at South

New assistant principal at South

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

May 14, 2019

Starting for the 2019-2020 school year, Glenbard South will have a new Assistant Principal of Student Services, Jose Jaramillo. Mr Jaramillo comes with over 12 years experience as a Dean of students, as well as experience in teaching Spanish and drivers education. This change in administrative roles ...

FMPC fundraiser

FMPC fundraiser

William Coleman, News Writer

April 29, 2019

On Friday, April 5, Future Medical Professionals Club (FMPC) of Glenbard South hosted a science trivia night fundraiser for the Children’s Oncology Group. The COG has been a group that has helped families of sick children from the beginning of their cancer diagnosis through during and after treat...

College admissions scandal

College admissions scandal

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

April 29, 2019

    In March of 2019, federal prosecutors charged over fifty people who participated in a large-scale bribery scheme to gain admission to top-tier U.S. universities such as Stanford, Yale and USC. According, to the New York Times It has been named the “largest college admissions scam ever prosecute...

SAT/PSAT 2019

SAT/PSAT 2019

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

April 8, 2019

Above is the PSAT/SAT scheduled and here are some last minute study tips. Remember to bring #2 pencils, a calculator, and a school ID. During the test, remain calm and remember to answer all questions, there is no penalizing for guessing....

Live Live Well 2019

Live Live Well 2019

Will Coleman, News Writer

March 13, 2019

    On Monday, February 18, Live Life Well Week kicked off for 2019. Although there was not school Monday, Ackerman Center held “Presidents Day of Service: Project Linus” — a blanket making event for local hospitals. This was just the start of a week filled with events centered around liv...

Bernie Sanders 2020

Bernie Sanders 2020

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

March 13, 2019

    As 2019 begins, the 2020 Presidential candidates have emerged.  Senator Bernie Sanders has officially become a candidate, announcing his campaign on a Vermont radio interview.     Previously, Sanders ran in the 2016 election, but lost the Democratic vote to Hillary Clinton. Sander...

National state of emergency

National state of emergency

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

March 11, 2019

    On February 15, President Trump declared a national state of emergency in response to the border dispute between Mexico and the United States. This gave him the ability to access billions of dollars in government spending to build a wall along the U.S-Mexico border, previously Congress denied P...

Live Live Well schedule

Live Live Well schedule

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

February 14, 2019

Valentines for Vets

Valentines for Vets

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

February 7, 2019

On February 6, 2019, Glenbard South celebrated Valentine’s Day early with the annual Valentines for Vets. Dozens of students gathered to create homemade valentines for veterans. Students took their time and made thoughtful cards, while also enjoying snacks and refreshments. Junior Prius Parmar said “Val...

GBS Academic help centers

GBS Academic help centers

Will Coleman, News Writer

February 3, 2019

Many students have heard about Glenbard South’s resource centers, such as the the AP Cafe, the Writing Center and the Math Lab; however, most students never actually seek out these learning resources. These resource centers have been very good places to get academic help if one has been struggling...

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